Cop loses job, faces jail over sexting

A former Marion County police officer has been arrested for allegedly sending pornographic images and videos to several waitresses. John Benton, 26, was charged with four counts of obscene performance, Class A misdemeanors that carry a maximum sentence of one year each. Investigators said Tuesday morning that Benton had sent a total of four pornographic photographs and two pornographic videos of his private area to female waitresses at Indianapolis restaurants. Investigators took Benton’s personal computer and cell phone for evidence, then terminated him from his position as a deputy.

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